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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings.  Lots of looking out of the window.  Hello, and thanks for dropping by.

 

 

 

 

430 of my comments have received 448 Great Feedback votes

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Elsie, I think this is

Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016

Elsie, I think this is wonderful.  Beautifully observed and beautifully controlled, with all the details showing us these lives, the rhythm of friendship. Warm and true, with that touch of wryness.

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Posted in The old Heifer and the Two old Bulls at Peace

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Beautifully controlled, with

Posted on Sat, 12 Nov 2016

Beautifully controlled, with the richness of the detail enabling the reader to see, hear and taste the scene.  Sharp and lyrical at the same time. 

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Posted in A Miracle in Villablanco

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There may be light at the end

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

There may be light at the end of the tunnel, if you've seen Tony's post about a possible way forward.  Don't give up on this site just yet! 

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Posted in Testament The Janus system returned

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Really exciting chapter.  The

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

Really exciting chapter.  The paragraph beginning 'She was feeling dizzy...' is particularly effective - there was something horrific in the image of Johnson's 'pale face' just staring at her.  I admire the way you are racking up the action while...

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Posted in Testament The Janus system returned

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I​ found this really moving,

Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016

I​ found this really moving, Jean.  The careful and restrained way Toyo tries to maintain decency and a sense of normality in such an impossible situation, and the powerlessness of all the internees, is beautifully drawn.  I'm really enjoying...

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Posted in Chet and the Prisoners - 8

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Interesting comments on the

Posted on Tue, 11 Oct 2016

Interesting comments on the different way German and Japanese internees reacted to the situation.  I've recently been re-reading The Man In The High Castle, Philip K Dick's alternative history where the Axis won the war and America is divided...

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Posted in Chet and the Prisoners - 3

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I wasn't too sure about this

Posted on Tue, 30 Aug 2016

I wasn't too sure about this when it started, but the details of the pool hall and the game were fascinating and really carried me along.  I'm not too sure about the ending.  I liked the way you set it up as 'old guy meets his young nemesis' and...

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Posted in Worked Over

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It does sound  easy, but it

Posted on Tue, 30 Aug 2016

It does sound  easy, but it never is.  Loved the line 'The stretcher bearers are silently carrying the dead away. Reason lost another battle last night.'  I hope the narrator finds a way through.

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Posted in Sober Tomorrow

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I really like the way this

Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016

I really like the way this explodes the popular view that people on the autistic spectrum 'don't feel' - to begin to understand how  or what they feel needs others to consider a totally different way of seeing the world.  The lack of support...

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Posted in MELTDOWN

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Wow - great video!  I really

Posted on Thu, 25 Aug 2016

Wow - great video!  I really enjoyed this, Linda.  Lovely rhythm and sense of fun.  I hope Carnival goes brilliantly this weekend.

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Posted in CARNIVAL

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